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Iowa Power Farming Show

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Farmers attending the Iowa Power Farming Show next week in Des Moines will get a chance to learn about promoting soil conservation and health by planting cover crops. Cover crops are plants seeded on corn and soybean fields during the off season to help control weeds, prevent soil erosion, and

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Independence Presents Main Street Application in Des Moines

Independence will find out soon if they have been named a Main Street Community. The Independence Main Street Matters Core Committee, along with several community members, presented their community application last week in Des Moines to the Main Street Iowa Advisory Council. The committee, made up of eight community members, has been meeting since June.

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Auxiliary Donates Cub Cribs to RMC

Some of Regional Medical Center’s youngest patients have a new place to rest during their hospital stay. The RMC Auxiliary recently donated over five-thousand dollars so the hospital could purchase a Cub Crib for pediatric patients in the Med-Surg SCU. This is the second time the Auxiliary has donated a Cub Crib, which is a

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Delaware County Approves 28E Agreement with Lake Delhi

Delaware County has entered into a 28E Agreement with the Lake Delhi District Trustees. The Board of Supervisors approved the agreement Tuesday morning, defining their obligations with the construction and restoration of the Lake Delhi dam and spillway. However, the approval wasn’t unanimous – Supervisors Chairperson Jerry Ries voted against it. Fellow Supervisors Jeff Madlom

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Monticello Driver Involved in Semi Rollover

A semi driver from Monticello was involved in a rollover in Linn County Monday morning. The Sheriff’s Office says it happened at the Highway 13/Highway 30 southbound exit ramp. 26-year old Benjamin Hogan lost control on the ramp, striking the guardrail and overturning onto its side. The semi was pulling a livestock trailer that had

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Anamosa Man Involved in Linn County Crash

An Anamosa man was involved in a crash that injured two people near Springville Monday morning. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year old Austin Gutierrez was southbound on Highway 151 when another vehicle turned into his path at the X-20 intersection. The driver of the other vehicle, 47-year old Annette Clark of Springville, and

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Great Jones County Fair Announces Luke Bryan Concert

The Great Jones County Fair in Monticello officially announced their second concert act Monday morning. Luke Bryan 1 That’s Fair Manager John Harms, who says they are thrilled to bring one of the hottest acts in country music – not to mention the reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year – to their fairgrounds in Monticello.

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RMC Announces First Baby of 2014

Regional Medical Center has announced its first baby of 2014. Kathleen Rae Miller was born January 9th to Tracy and Sandra Miller of Manchester. The new baby girl came into the world at 2:58 am, weighing 8 pounds and 9 1/2 ounces and 21 inches in length. As a token of congratulations, RMC presented the

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Manchester Chamber Presents Awards

The Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual awards reception Tuesday night. A good crowd turned out for the event at the Delaware County Community Center to honor the Chamber Board and several award winners. The prestigious Ernest Hayhow Chamber Person of the Year Award is presented each year to a Chamber member who

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